Slow Light Waveguide Detector Slowing Light in Bragg Reflector Waveguide

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kuroki, Keisuke; Hirano, Go; Koyama, Fumio; Hasebe, Koichi; Sakaguchi, Takahiro (Microsystem Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Nishiyama, Nobuhiko; Caneau, Catherine; Zah, Chung-En (Corning Incorporated, SP-PR-02-3, Corning, NY,14831, USA)

We demonstrated a slow-light waveguide detector, slowing light in a Bragg reflector waveguide. The length of the detector is as small as 20micrometer. A possibility of size-reduction and polarization-insensitive operations is presented.